dilapidation[ dih-lap-i-deyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF dilapidation
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DILAPIDATION
We did not see the dilapidation, we did not smell the dirt, we did not feel the squalor.
Dilapidation is written everywhere in this Oriental atmosphere.
Our Lady suffered this dilapidation because of the people's sins.
The roof was gone, and every thing was in a state of dilapidation and ruin.
The speculation did not answer, and the house is now in a state of dilapidation.
Amid remains of former splendor, dilapidation and stagnation reign.
It had an air of dilapidation, but, withal, of comfort about it.
The house was not modern and had fallen into a general state of dilapidation.
At present it bears a stamp of dilapidation, poverty, and squalor.
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